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Weekend Courses in November

KEENE, N.H. 10/16/01 - Numerous weekend courses with subjects ranging from the “History of Forensic Detection” to “Spiritual Health” are available in November at Keene State College through the Division of Continuing Education and Extended Studies.

Most weekend courses are offered for one credit; classes meet on Friday from 5 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“History of Forensic Detection” provides an intense analysis of crime investigation in the City of Keene from the 1700s to the present. Keene Police Det. Hal Brown teaches the course on Nov. 16 and 17.

“Microsoft Office for the Personal Computer,” offered Nov. 2 and 3, gives a hands-on overview of each Microsoft application - Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

“Microsoft Excel for Windows,” set for Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, is a hands-on introduction to spreadsheets suing the MS Excel software program.

Several weekend courses are geared to educators. “Advanced Topics in Social Skills Training” on Nov. 2 and 3 is for educators who have experience in group counseling, theory, and technique.

“Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) for Educators” on Nov. 9 and 10 provides an overview of working with ADHD students in the schools.

“Preventing Bullying in the Schools,” scheduled for Nov. 16 and 17, examines current research on bullying and components of successful school-based bullying prevention programs and interventions

“A Poetry Workshop: Image-Making within the Writing Process,” offered on Nov. 16 and 17, introduces a collage-based process using hand-painted textured papers produced by students to create stunning images and rich descriptive language.

“Special Education in the Schools” is scheduled for Nov. 16 and 17 at the KSC Safety Center in Manchester, N.H. The course provides knowledge and skill to develop, evaluate, and modify curriculum and instructional techniques in a mainstreamed classroom.

“Spiritual Health” emphasizes human spirituality as a means to discover, uncover, promote, and maintain well being. This is the only weekend course that is offered for three days. It will take place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley ski resort.

Six non-credit computer courses are offered in November and December. “Web Graphics I” is offered on Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 28, and Dec. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Five other computer courses take place on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as follows:

“Introduction to Microsoft Word” on Nov. 3; “Introduction to Microsoft Access” on Nov. 10; “Intermediate Word for Windows” on Nov. 17; “Intermediate Microsoft Access” on Dec. 8; and “Advanced Microsoft Access: Forms and Reports” on Dec. 15.

Numerous online courses ranging from an “Introduction to PC Trouble-shooting” to “Writing Your Own Life Story” are available starting Nov. 14 and Dec. 17. For online course descriptions and costs, visit our online web site at

For further information about weekend and online courses, check the Continuing Education web page at, or call the Continuing Education Office at 603-358-2290 or 1-800-KSC-1909. You can also e-mail your request to

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